Vitamin D for babies

July 2008
Natural Foods Merchandiser;Jul2008, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p9
The article reports on a study according to which children breast-fed as infants are more likely to suffer a Vitamin D deficiency than those fed with bottles. It is reported that the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2003 recommended that nursing infants should receive Vitamin D supplementation. Also the U.S. Institute of Medicine has recommended 200 IU of Vitamin D for children.


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